Dave Bautista
Birthday: 1969-01-18
An American actor and former professional wrestler, mixed martial artist, and bodybuilder. From 2000–2010 and 2013–2014, he was signed to WWE under the ring name Batista, where he became a six-time world champion, winning WWE's World Heavyweight Championship four times and the WWE Championship twice. He holds the record for the longest reign as World Heavyweight Champion at 282 days, and has also won the World Tag Team Championship three times (twice with Ric Flair and once with John Cena) and the WWE Tag Team Championship once (with Rey Mysterio). He was the winner of the 2005 Royal Rumble match and went on to headline WrestleMania 21, one of the top five highest-grossing pay-per-view events in professional wrestling history. When Bautista returned to WWE in 2014, he won the 2014 Royal Rumble match, after which he headlined WrestleMania XXX. In August 2012, Bautista signed a contract with Classic Entertainment & Sports to fight in mixed martial arts. He won his MMA debut on October 6, 2012, defeating Vince Lucero via TKO in the first round. He was representing the Philippines during the fight. Bautista first entered the world of acting in 2006. As an actor, Bautista has starred in The Man with the Iron Fists (2012), Riddick (2013), Guardians of the Galaxy (2014), the 24th James Bond film, Spectre (2015), L.A. Slasher (2015), and in the 2016 Kickboxer reboot, Kickboxer: Vengeance. Bautista reprised his role as Drax in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) Avengers: Infinity War (2018), and Avengers: Endgame (2019). He has also appeared in several direct-to-video films since 2009.
Career History
Being Produced
2023
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 as Drax the Destroyer
Knock at the Cabin as Leonard
Dune: Part Two as Beast Rabban Harkonnen
2022
2021
Army of the Dead as Scott Ward
Dune as Beast Rabban Harkonnen
Being James Bond as (archive footage)
Army of Thieves as Scott Ward (archive footage) (uncredited)
2020
My Spy as JJ
The Firefly Funhouse Match as Batista (archive footage)
2019
Stuber as Vic
Escape Plan: The Extractors as Trent DeRosa
WWE WrestleMania 35 as Batista
2018
Final Score as Michael Knox
Escape Plan 2: Hades as Trent DeRosa
Master Z: Ip Man Legacy as Owen Davidson
Hotel Artemis as Everest
Avengers: Infinity War as Drax the Destroyer
2017
Bushwick as Stupe
2048: Nowhere to Run as Sapper Morton
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 as Drax the Destroyer
Blade Runner 2049 as Sapper Morton
2016
2015
Heist as Cox
Spectre as Mr. Hinx
L.A. Slasher as The Drug Dealer #1
2014
2013
Riddick as Diaz
2012
2011
2010
2009
2008
2007
2006
WWE Armageddon 2006 as Batista
WWE No Mercy 2006 as Batista
WWE SummerSlam 2006 as Batista
Relative Strangers as Wrestler (uncredited)
2005
2004
2003
WWE Armageddon 2003 as Batista
WWE No Way Out 2003 as Batista (Appearance)
2002
WWE Armageddon 2002 as Batista
WWE Judgment Day 2002 as Deacon Batista
WWE Global Warning as Deacon Batista